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Sunday, Aug 24, 2014

UFC’s Brian Ortega Apologizes for Failing UFC on FOX 12 Drug Test

Brian Ortega (photo via Tapology.com)

By FCF Staff

Not long after it was revealed that Brian Ortega failed his post-UFC on FOX 12 drug test, the fighter has admitted to taking a banned substance and has apologized for his actions.

Ortega has been suspended for nine months, and fined $2,500 by the California Commission, after testing positive for the steroid drostanolone. The fighter’s July 26th, submission win over Mike de la Torre has also been overturned to a no-contest.

The 8-0 fighter recently posted the following statement on his Instagram account:

Ortega was making his Octagon debut at UFC on FOX 12.

posted by FCF Staff @ 2:32 am
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